General Practitioner (Internal Med. / Family Med.)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/07/07 06:49:38 Expires 2024-09-05 Ref: JB1100050123

Job Description

Job Summary

General Practitioner is responsible for providing the care of his/her patients maintaining a high-level of professional performance in accordance with:

  •      Evidence based medicine.
  •     Professional medical ethics and CBAHI / JCIA standards.
  •      Hospital medical by-laws.
  •     Laws of Ministry of Health in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and any other applicable regulations according to the departmental quality plan.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  •     Ensures through his actions, either directly or indirectly, that a superior quality of medical treatment, compassion and understanding is given to every patient served at the NMC Hospitals and Clinics.
  •    Provides patient care within the parameters of their professional competence as reflected in the scope of their clinical privileges.
  •   Performs history taking, physical examinations, interpretation of common diagnostic tests and formulation of a plan management; on admission.
  •     Conducts daily ward rounds, on all inpatients in the section. Liaises with the concerned consultant about care of his inpatients.
  •    Assumes an active part in the On-Call Rotations in the Department and participates actively in the morning report together with this Consultant on-call and the moderator.
  •     Admits patients from the hospital referral facilities (e.g. ER and OPD) upon appropriate discussion with the Consultant under whose name the admission is done.
  •    Evaluates all new admissions and coordinates with the Consultant and Senior Registrar a plan of investigation to establish a diagnosis and a management course. Executes the plan, approved by the Consultant/Senior Registrar.
  •    Seeks the advice and guidance of his seniors whenever the condition of a patient merits further expertise.
  •    Documents all plans in the patient's charts and keeps an updated follow-up in the progress notes.
  •    Presents the previous day's admissions in the morning report when resident on duty.
  •    Participates in the On-Call Rota of the Department for patient care and admissions.
  •     Executes all diagnostic procedures required on the patient (e.g. bone marrow aspirations and biopsy, lumbar puncture, personal cavities aspirations, etc.) after consultation with the Senior Staff.
  •     Participates in the delivery of medical care in the outpatient services (e.g. OPD and ER) under the supervision of the Senior Staff.
  •     Rotates through the specialized inpatient units (ICU, CCU, Hemodialysis, etc.), if needed, under the supervision of the Senior Staff Member in-charge.
  •      Prepares problem lists, discharge summaries, death reports and special reports on patients, when needed.
  •     Participates in CME through medical meetings. Shares and participates in the Departments' educational and training activities: Grand Rounds, tutorials, Journal Clubs, morbidity and Mortality meeting, etc.
  •    Carries out administrative, organizational or any other duties assigned by the Head of the Department.
  •   Undertakes any assignments given by the Head of the Department.
  •     Responsible to educate patients /families as per their needs and to implement their whole role regarding patient / family education process as mention in patient & family education policy and procedure including documentation in patient medical record.
  •    They are knowledgeable about their essential role in patient and family education.
  •    Involves the patient/families in plan of care and respects patients/families regarding their goals and choices of patient care.
  •    Provides health promotion and health teaching thru methods appropriate to a patients’ developmental level, learning needs, readiness and ability to learn, language preference, culture and situations.
  •    Allots time necessary to assess, plan implement and evaluate patient education provided to patients/families with appropriate documentation.
  •      Abides by the Policies and Procedures of the Department of Internal Medicine and By-Laws and Rules and Regulations of Riyadh Care hospital.

Reporting to

  •    Senior Registrar, Consultant internist or Consultant of the Subspecialty (Division), and Head of department.
  •     Liaises withe 

All Physicians, the staff of the supporting professional services, patients and families.


  •     EDUCATION:
  • Required
  •     University Medical Degree i.e. M.B., B.S. (graduate in medicine) or a recognized equivalent.
  •      Recognized as a General Practitioner by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.
  •      Desirable
  •      Additional qualifications in his specialty, if any.


  •      Required
  •    Minimum of two (2) years in Medicine after obtaining his/her degree.
  •      Current valid license to practice medicine in the area of his specialty.
  •      Desirable
  •      Additional experience in his/her specialty.
  •      Academic affiliation preferable.



  •      Fluent in verbal and written English.
  •       Communication in spoken Arabic is desirable.
  •      Good general heath and ability to wok extended hours under stress.
  •   Exhibits professionalism and excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  •       Is knowledgeable of the Medical by-laws.
  •       Knowledge of computer applications.

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Job Details

Job Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role Physicians
Employment Status Full time
Number of Vacancies 2

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry Level
Degree Bachelor's degree

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